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New York Times, Monday, February 11, 1963

Author:
Leonard Sussman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,950
Across
1. Invitation. : CALL
5. In search of. : AFTER
10. Relative of the apteryx. : MOA
13. Parental injunction. : OBEY
14. Electrical device. : DIODE
15. Of the preceding month: Abbr. : ULTO
17. Epistolary salutation. : DEAR
18. Science fiction pioneer. : VERNE
19. "___ thief . . . " : SETA
20. Not in the script. : ADLIB
22. Omits. : LEAVESOUT
24. Musial, for one. : CARD
26. Psychiatrist's concern. : EGO
27. Army man: Abbr. : CPL
30. Ascetic belief. : YOGA
32. Garden flowers, for short. : GLADS
36. Meteorologist's concern. : RAINSTORM
39. Asian kingdom: Var. : IRAK
40. ___ account. : ONNO
41. Full of enthusiasm. : EAGER
43. ___ II, 1962 ship. : NINA
44. Field: Lat. : AGER
45. Adjective for Crusoe. : LONELIEST
47. Lady of "la plume." : TANTE
49. Corresponding. : SAME
50. Shelter. : LEE
51. Weather forecast. : HOT
53. Stimulus. : GOAD
55. Transversely. : CROSSWISE
60. German author and poet. : RILKE
64. Palmer's specialty. : PUTT
65. Slow. : INERT
67. Weather forecast. : COLD
68. Legal proceedings. : ACTA
69. Minute groove. : STRIA
70. Dryad's home. : TREE
71. Biblical measure. : KOR
72. Tribal emblem. : TOTEM
73. Part of Arabia. : ADEN
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1. Musical passage. : CODA
2. Retired. : ABED
3. Faithful, Scottish style. : LEAL
4. Kind of soprano. : LYRIC
5. Grammarian's abbreviation. : ADV
6. Score of a sort. : FIELDGOAL
7. Divided. : TORE
8. Girl's name meaning "delight." : EDNA
9. Secure, nautically. : REEVE
10. Fascism personified. : MUSSOLINI
11. Kitchen item. : OLEO
12. Far north base. : ATTU
16. Grain. : OAT
21. Barks. : BAYS
23. Humpty-Dumpty. : EGG
25. By ___ (by memory alone). : ROTE
27. Balkanite. : CROAT
28. African machete. : PANGA
29. Dress goods. : LINEN
31. Ancient city of Greece. : ARGOS
33. Shakespearean character. : ARIEL
34. Valse. : DANSE
35. Salt-water fish. : SKATE
37. Pilot's concern. : NORTHSTAR
38. Zoologist's concern. : MENAGERIE
42. San ___, Italy. : REMO
46. Shakespearean character. : LEAR
48. Greek goddess. : EOS
52. Dickensian character. : TWIST
54. Judicial pronouncement. : DICTA
55. Accountant. : CPA
56. Multitude. : RUCK
57. Early German ruler. : OTTO
58. Common function word. : INTO
59. Spanish painter. : SERT
61. Title. : LORD
62. Modern Swiss painter. : KLEE
63. Former P.M. : EDEN
66. Cap, for short. : TAM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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